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When you need to make decisions that affect your family, farm, business or community, look to Clay County Extension and Iowa State University Extension for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions!

County News

4-H Clover
June 13, 2017

District Communication and Clothing events will be held during the Clay County Fair from September 9-17, occurring on each of the weekends. We are excited to once again offer a high quality district showcasing opportunity to all 4-Hers in Iowa.

4-H Clover
May 18, 2017

Achievement Fair is a county mini-fair where Clay County 4-Hers have the opportunity to have their Human Sciences, Communications, and Clothing projects judged.  This event will take place on Tuesday, July 18 from 8:30am-3:00pm at the 4-H Exhibit Building & Auditorium on the Clay County Fairgrounds. 

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May 11, 2017

Do you help take care of a child with special health and behavioral needs? Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself.  Sessions are scheduled every Thursday for six weeks and begin on June 8th.  Classes will be held at the Clay County Extension Office from 5:30 pm – 8:00pm  There is a no charge for the program. For more information or to register, contact the Clay County Extension Office at 712-262-2264.

April 21, 2017

Bow Wow Basics will provide an overview of the summer dog obedience training sessions including agility, rally and handling demonstrations by experienced 4-Hers.  Bow Wow Basics, will be held in the 4-H Exhibit Building/Auditorium at the Clay County Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 7, 4:00 pm.  4-Hers should please bring their dogs and a copy of a current rabies vaccination.  Parents also are encouraged to attend the event!

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April 12, 2017

Writing Your Retirement Paycheckis designed to provide information needed by those approaching retirement within the next ten years.  This Free Workshop will be held on Wednesday and Thursday- May 3 and 4 at the Spencer Public Library located at 21 East3rd Street; Spencer, IA. Please contact the Library at 712-580-7290 or by email:  rmunson@spenceriowacity.com to register.

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